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An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

These wings are called “irresistible” for a reason

Back in the early 1980s, I came up with a chicken wing recipe. It started as a refrigerator-clearing exercise, using a little of this and that from …

Time I

The science behind Erik Karlsson’s jaw-dropping Game 3 saucer pass

Ottawa's Mike Hoffman opened the scoring against the Bruins in Game 3 on a breakaway, but the setup was even more jaw-dropping than the score. Learn …

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

A beginner’s guide to total Android customization

Defaults are for suckers—here's how to make your phone your own.<p>We often, and quite rightly, complain about the way device makers customize the …

Prototypes

10 Fitness Hacks For When You Don't Have Time To Work Out

Yes, even during the holidays.<p>There are a lot of items on a holiday to-do list from purchasing presents to making meals. One task that misses the cut? Working out.<p>It can be easy to skip exercise when you’re balancing a busy schedule but the truth is you can’t afford <i>not</i> to fit in fitness. Research …

Exercise

This $10k tiny house can be built with a hex key in less than a day

Cheap Chinese goods are a bit of a joke in America, but when a company manages to produce an entire house with the affordable price of just $10,000, …

Prefab Homes

SR-71 Blackbird pilot Brian Shul: My life at Mach 3.5

We're closing in on 20 years since the outrageous SR-71 Blackbird made its final flight in 1999, and many of its speed and altitude records are still …

Winter camping 101: No need to put your favorite pastime on hold

Yes, it is possible to actually have fun camping on the snow. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe, dry and (mostly) warm.

Camping

It’s a Christmas miracle: someone taught this tiny robot to do parkour

Leaping out of the labs at UC Berkeley and straight into my heart, it's SALTO: a robot designed not to deliver salty quips on the internet, as its name suggests, but to jump good. Real good. Pound for pound, this monopedal bot is the most agile jumper in the field of robotics, able to clear over a …